Mitchell Fraley serves as Of Counsel at our esteemed Florida office. With an extensive background in federal and state court litigation, Mr. Fraley brings a wealth of experience in defending employers against an array of labor and employment claims. His practice encompasses an impressive range of legal expertise, including sexual harassment, race, gender, pregnancy, national origin, disability discrimination, FLSA overtime claims, collective actions, FMLA, harassment, retaliation claims, as well as cases involving wrongful discharge, whistleblower allegations, breach of fiduciary duty, and contract disputes.
Throughout his illustrious career, Mr. Fraley has provided strategic guidance, training, and legal representation to large and mid-size businesses spanning various industries, such as grocery, restaurant, manufacturing, and retail. His litigation prowess extends across federal and state courts nationwide, with notable success in Florida, as well as in jurisdictions as far-reaching as Texas, California, Indiana, Washington, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and New York.
Furthermore, Mr. Fraley offers invaluable counsel to employers on workplace matters and best practices. He specializes in crafting tailored solutions, including the development of comprehensive employee handbooks, employment agreements, non-compete covenants, sexual harassment policies, and social networking and electronic privacy policies.
In addition to his labor and employment practice, Mr. Fraley possesses a comprehensive understanding of general liability matters. He collaborates closely with corporations and individuals, skillfully navigating personal injury and property damage claims related to motor vehicles. He also diligently defends property owners and general contractors in cases involving property damage and personal injury, covering a wide spectrum of incidents, such as slip and falls, physical attacks, premises liability, vicarious liability of employees, negligent security, malicious prosecution, and alleged hazardous conditions.
With a legal lineage deeply rooted in his family, Mr. Fraley has inherited a tradition of excellence. His father and three brothers are all accomplished practicing attorneys, and his sister is a distinguished retired judge.
Outside the courtroom, Mr. Fraley is an avid golfer, passionate fisherman, and devoted fitness enthusiast. He also proudly supports Florida State football. His cherished moments are spent with his esteemed attorney wife, Victoria, their four children, and their faithful companion, Henry the dog.
- United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh
- United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
- United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
- United States District Court, Northern District of Florida.
- Juris Doctor, South Texas College of Law Houston
- Bachelor of Arts, Florida State University